Bookish links for Saturday, August 7, 2010

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Author links:

~ Shannon Hale: How to be a writer’s friend (or spouse)

~ Andi at Estella’s Revenge has an interview with Lucy Knisley, author of the graphic memoir French Milk.

~ Beth Kephart: How do you choose the books you are going to read?

Discussion starters:

~ Books Lists Life: The problem with series

~ My Friend Amy: Reflections on Peeta and reading

Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list:

~ A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly, reviewed by Rhapsody in Books.

~ Poetry Speaks Who I Am edited by Elise Paschen and Dominique Raccah, reviewed by Vasilly.

~ Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta, reviewed by Pam.

~ The Murderer’s Daughters by Randy Susan Meyers, reviewed by Michelle.

~ Chasing Orion by Kathryn Lasky, reviewed by Amanda.

~ Troublemaker by Janet and Alex Evanovich and Joelle Jones, reviewed by Amy.

~ Room by Emma Donoghue, reviewed by Carrie.

~ A God Somewhere by John Arcudi & Peter Snejbjerg, reviewed by Swapna.

Book lists:

~ EW: Stephen King’s 6 Must-Read Books for Summer

Other bookish links:

~ Guardian: Eighty Years of Book Cover Design by Faber and Faber

And, lastly, I leave you with Jane Austen’s Fight Club:

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13 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, August 7, 2010

  1. Sandy
    Twitter: youvegottaread
    says:

    I really wanted to read Room. I think I’ve got it ordered from the library. And of course I always pay attention to Stephen King’s lists. I loved this one…I’d already read quite a few of them!

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Sandy – my name came up on the hold list for Girl With the Dragon Tattoo on audio when we were in the library, so it expired. :( Had to add my name to the bottom of the list again…

  2. Love love love Jane Austen’s Fight Club! So funny!

  3. Robin of My Two Blessings
    Twitter: robnmccormack
    says:

    Thank you for the links. Love Shannon Hale – will have to train my husband how to read my stuff.

  4. Thank you for the link! I saw that Jane Austen video too! I wonder if it counts for the Jane Austen book and movie challenges?!!!

  5. Elisabeth says:

    How is your daughter doing?

    This weekend I am reading Love and Summer by William Trevor. It is for my Book Group. It is an Irish love story.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Elisabeth – thanks for asking! Natalie is doing much, much better. She is still on IV antibiotics – I’m giving them to her at home – but we see the doctor on Tuesday and if all looks good, she’ll have the PIC line removed. She’ll also have her second Remicade treatment for her Crohn’s that day. Nothing’s quite normal yet, but definitely more than it was! And Love and Summer sounds good. :)

  6. Serena
    Twitter: SavvyVerseWit
    says:

    I like that The passage and the Unnamed plus the larsson series are on the list!